The Media Room

The Media Room

As the state’s peak body for regional arts, Regional Arts WA is highly regarded across Western Australia and nationally as an innovative, high value leader of the arts and in regional and community development.

Please note that Country Arts WA became Regional Arts WA on 1 October 2019. Although releases from before this date may use “Country Arts WA”, any newly published material should use Regional Arts WA instead.

Media Contact
For all interview and image requests please contact:
Weng-Si Cheang, Program Manager
Phone: 08 9200 6202 (direct) or 08 9200 6200 (main line)

Latest Media Releases

July 2019

Minderoo and The Ian Potter Foundation join forces to connect creative communities across regional WA
Five Regional WA artists and organisations receive federal funding
Erth’s Dinosaurs stomp across regional WA

June 2019

Country Arts WA launches new Strategic Plan
Country Arts WA announces new board members

May 2019

New Arts Funding to strengthen creativity in regional communities

April 2019

Calling for the Federal Government to increase the Regional Arts Fund

March 2019

Dynamic circus duo brings fire tricks and spectacular feats to the Indian Ocean Territories

February 2019

Quick Response Grant supports last minute opportunities for regional WA people
New leadership approach headed for regional WA communities

January 2019

Five Regional Western Australian Art Projects Receive Federal Funding

October 2018

Drug Aware YCulture Regional project merges Indigenous culture with new media
Country Arts WA provides springboard to young regional artists
Lotterywest activates arts and culture across regional WA communities

September 2018

Deadly comedy music duo set to bring raucous laughs to regional WA
Saltwater returns to the desert one decade on

August 2018

Keeping country communities alive and active through dance

July 2018

Deadline looming for regional artists of tomorrow
Six Regional WA Artists and Organisations Receive Federal Funding

June 2018

The Voice star walks the line through regional WA with Johnny Cash tribute

May 2018

Spotlight on regional communit presenters for Country Arts WA’s newest release
Connecting people and improving lives across WA
Improving lives and building hope and skills in Laverton
Improving lives and creating social change through sculpture
Kimberley community reaps the benefits of legacy arts grants

March 2018

European quirkologist brings inventive gadgets to regional WA

February 2018

Puppeteer sorts boxes, ties up Loose Ends for Island audiences

January 2018

Quick Response Grant open for WA regional artists seeking last minute funding
Country Arts WA announces new board members
Five regional organisations receive federal funding

November 2017

Local communities driving ambitious new regional arts vehicle

October 2017

Young regional artists take the Summit to the Next Level
Arts initiative to deliver the biggest creative network in WA history
Peel to showcase the best of WA arts

September 2017

Investment into WA’s thriving arts, culture and creative sector continues
Bug-obsessed kids adventure flutters around regional WA

August 2017

Spotlight on WA’s rich Indigenous arts and culture at Mandurah Summit
Government a vital partner to WA’s regional arts
Northern territory punks to rock nation’s core

July 2017

Wesley Enoch announced as moderator for 2017 WA Regional Arts Summit
Love is ‘On The Air’ for Regional WA
Summit to showcase regional WA’s outstanding artistic talent

June 2017

Ten Regional WA Organisations Receive Federal Funding

May 2017

Regional WA gets a creative boost through the legacy arts grants

April 2017

Mandurah to host the 2017 WA Regional Arts Summit
Award Winning Children’s Aboriginal Story Flies onto Regional WA Stages
Christmas and Cocos Islands experience magic of award winning shadow puppetry show

March 2017

Drug Aware YCulture Regional supports 5 National Youth Week events
Keep arts culture and jobs in our regions – send a letter to your politicians today

February 2017

Regional arts funding supports Boyup Brook Country Music Festival
Last chance for legacy arts grants for WA regions
Wacky Gadget Geek Brings His Comedy Chaos to Regional WA

January 2017

Western Australians to Vote Arts this coming election

December 2016

Thirteen regional WA artists and organisations receive federal funding

October 2016

Groundbreaking collaborative partnerships to benefit WA regions
Country Arts WA calls for more arts funding for increased jobs, community vibrancy and social well-being across WA

August 2016

Regional people supported to attend ARTLANDS DUBBO 2016
NIMA Hall of Fame musicians to tour central desert communities
Theatre, dance, photography, film making programs by youth for youth funded through Drug Aware YCulture Regional

July 2016

Legacy fund builds capacity and creativity in regional Western Australia
Hilarious Indigenous comedy trio tours Regional WA! 

June 2016

Seven home-grown artists & organisations receive Federal funding

May 2016

Exciting new leadership at Country Arts WA

May 2016

Members elect new Directors to lead Country Arts WA

April 2016

Wheelie fun family show rolling out across WA

February 2016

Country Arts WA tours Spare Parts’ loveable Hachikō across regional WA
New funding initiative open inviting regional WA communities to dream big
Federal arts funding open to regional Western Australia
A little treasure, a little trash and a whole lot of charm. Everything Must Go tours regional WA

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